Bradley made no reply but commenced a diligent examination of the walls and floor of the room, pressing over each square foot and tapping with his knuckles.
It was hinged at the bottom, and when lowered the outer edge rested upon the perch, making a little platform parallel with the floor of the room.
And so the forest grew until today it covers almost the entire floor
of the valley except for the open space where the city stands.
Tara sat up and looked about and at the same instant a huge eunuch leaped to his feet from where he had been lying on the floor
close by that side of the dais farthest from Gahan.
With an oath he dropped it to the floor
, where it sputtered for a moment and went out.
Thuvia and Carthoris did not need to look at the floor
to be aware of the strange movement that was taking place.
There was heaps of old greasy cards scattered around over the floor
, and old whisky bottles, and a couple of masks made out of black cloth; and all over the walls was the ignorantest kind of words and pictures made with charcoal.
Coming up presently to the front room on the ground floor
she took up some sewing, waiting for her lodgers to ring that she might take away the breakfast, which she meant to do herself, to discover what was the matter if possible.
How long he sat thus he did not know; but finally he was aroused by a noise coming from the floor
Even when he had his hand on the key, ready to turn it in the lock in case of necessity, he still looked back at the appalling object on the floor
Several minutes passed, and, just as abruptly the apparition reappeared--not alone the head this time, but the entire sinuous form as it glided into the room and came to rest in the middle of the floor
She turned her huge back in tremendous disdain and climbed the stairs to the next floor